The best movies on Amazon Prime during the Christmas holidays

There's no better time of year to catch up unhurriedly with the most interesting titles of 2021: just choose from the rich catalog of the streaming platform

During the Christmas vacations we finally have time to rest, to spend time with loved ones and above all to catch up with the best movies of the year that's coming to an end and that we still hadn't had time to see. Amazon Prime Video has an excellent list of titles to start with.

On the streaming platform there are many films released years ago, but now become true classics of their genre: it is always a pleasure to see them again, alone or in company. There is no shortage, however, also new proposals released in 2021 and also original productions or exclusive to Amazon. It's worth scrolling through this interesting list, then, to choose which film of the moment to spend the afternoon or evening with, perhaps eating a bowl of popcorn (or, given the period, yet another slice of panettone!). Here are some of the titles recently released on Prime Video.

Queenpins - The Coupon Queens

The protagonist of this unusual comedy is a bored and frustrated suburban housewife named Connie (played by Kristen Bell) who, along with her ambitious friend JoJo (Kirby Howell-Baptiste), turns a hobby into a multimillion-dollar counterfeit coupon racket. The film, inspired by a true story, runs an hour and 50 minutes.


We all know the story of Cinderella, but it's nice to see it again in this modern musical that revisits the classic fairy tale in a bold way. The protagonist is Camila Cabello: the young woman has big dreams and, with the help of her Fabulous Godmother, she does everything she can to make them come true. Idina Menzel, Minnie Driver, Nicholas Galitzine and Pierce Brosnan also star in the film, which lasts one hour and 52 minutes.

Virus Trafficker

This Amazon Exclusive film (lasting one hour and 56 minutes) is inspired by the true story of scientist Ilaria Capua. Irene is a researcher at an important Italian zooprophylactic institute, she has a beautiful family and a great passion for her work, whose aim is to tackle rampant epidemics among animals that could endanger human health. Due to a judicial investigation, however, his life is destined to change.

The War of Tomorrow

Time travel, wars and aliens: these are the ingredients of this 2 hours and 18 minutes movie. It all begins when people arrive from 2051 with an urgent message: 30 years in the future mankind is losing a war against a deadly extraterrestrial species. The only hope are the soldiers and civilians who will want to travel into the future and take up arms.

The Encounter (Encounter)

Those who are fans of the genre will also find a good dose of extraterrestrial threats in this film released in 2021, which runs an hour and 48 minutes. The main character is a decorated Marine who goes on a mission to save his two sons from an alien threat. The journey is very dangerous and will also force the two children to make brave gestures.

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